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Live auction - brm_564841 - HOSIDIA Denier

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Estimate : 200 €
Price : 125 €
Maximum bid : 125 €
End of the sale : 28 January 2020 14:27:14
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 68 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,44 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire idéalement centré présentant une fine usure régulière. Joli buste, bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection Jean-Christophe Payen


Obverse legend : GETA/ III. VIR.
Obverse description : Buste de Diane à droite, diadémé et drapé, portant boucle d'oreille et collier ; l'arc et le carquois sur l'épaule.
Obverse translation : “Geta/ Triumviri”, (Géta, triumvir [chargé de la fabrication des monnaies]).


Reverse legend : C. HOSIDI. C. F À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Sanglier blessé par une javeline, attaqué par un chien à droite.
Reverse translation : “Caius Hosidius Caii Filius”, (Caius Hosidius fils de Caius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 134 coins de droit et de 149 coins de revers.

Historical background


(68 BC) Caius Hosidius Geta

In 68 BC, Lucius Metellus and Quintus Marcius Cæcilius Rex were consuls. Lucullus, commander since 74 BC had invaded Armenia, where Mithridates VI took refuge with his son, Tigranes. Lucullus took the capital, Tigranocerta in 69 BC The following year joined Mithridates Bridge. On the way back, seditious army of Lucullus nevertheless captured Nisibis. Cicero began to write his correspondence that year. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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